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World’s Best Banks: Europe Country Winners

Europe Capital Performance The past year has been one of continuing struggle for much of the European banking sector. After a bruising 2009, which was characterized by banking failures and government bailouts, 2010 brought the European sovereign debt crisis. ...

Editor's Letter

Tsunami And Turnaround

In the past few weeks we all focused on Japan, shared its pain and its terrible losses. Many wondered about the risks that the crises in that country and in the Middle East might inflict on the global economy...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Going It Alone

FOCUS: CEE ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE By Vanessa Drucker Europe’s continuing sovereign debt crisis has left many non-members of the eurozone relishing their monetary independence. The eurozone debt crisis has taken a toll on financial markets worldwide, rattling investors’ ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Where East Meets West

FOCUS: CEE KAZAKHSTAN By Jonathan Gregson Kazakhstan’s bold recovery plan and its efforts to stabilize its financial sector are paying off as the country establishes itself as a regional hub. If any country fits the broad concept ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Hot Commodities

CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE: COMMODITIES CRUNCH By Jonathan Gregson Soaring commodities prices are changing the economic balance of Central & Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Faltering growth in some of the world’s biggest economies may be grabbing ...

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Best Trade Finance Banks 2011

TRADE FORECAST: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF PROTECTIONISM By Gordon Platt Bankers are optimistic that financing will be available to support projected growth in world trade, but regulatory change and currency wars have them on edge. Trade ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Regional Report: The Caucasus

COMPETITION IN THE CAUCASUS: THREE'S COMPANY By Justin Keay Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia are competing to attract foreign investment. With much of Central and Eastern Europe still mired in a post recession slump, the Caucasian trio may ...

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Biggest Emerging Market Banks 2010

ANNUAL SURVEY: EM 200 By Dan Keeler Regional powerhouses in Asia and Latin America continue to build their presence as their markets recover strongly from the global recession. While much of the developed world continues to wrestle ...

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World’s Best FX Providers 2011: Regional Winners

Regional Winners North America Citi Citi is one of the largest FX providers in the world, with more than 1,400 currency trading and sales professionals in 85 countries. "We continue to invest heavily in our business," says Jeff Feig, managing ...